UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

Scheduler - Patient Scheduling Services

US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Seattle
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-7460
Type
Full Time
Department
8534 Patient Scheduling Srvcs
FTE
1.00
Shift
1st, Days
New Grads?
Yes

Overview

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

 

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

 

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Responsibilities

Receives orders, verifies enough information to schedule exams, checks for insurance eligibility and may request insurance authorization.  The use of multiple software programs is required to facilitate the orders.  Excellent communication skills are required for this position.  A scheduler may be on the telephone many hours of the day.

 

Qualifications

Education Background 

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Some college course work preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • None required

Special Training/Skills

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology and anatomy preferred.
  • Able to work in a high volume, fast paced work environment and perform and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Good communication, organization, customer service, and public relations skills.
  • Typing: 25 wpm with accuracy required, verified via pre-employment testing.
  • Other computer skills: Data entry skills required.

 

Work Experience

  • Requires at least two years of relevant clerical or customer service experience (preferably in a hospital or clinic setting).
  • Prefer 1 year scheduling experience.

Physical Abilities

  • Must be able to move freely about the department and hospital.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

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